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Lyft and GM’s Express Drive Expands to Colorado and California

Welcomes Chevrolet Bolt EV in California
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ASPEN, Colo., July 15 /3BL Media/ – Lyft and General Motors today announced the expansion of their Express Drive short-term vehicle access program to California and Colorado, including the all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

Animal Collective: Lots of Wildlife Species Call GM Lands Home

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The automobile industry helps animals in an unexpected way, as General Motors hosts 4,700 acres of wildlife habitats at 46 manufacturing sites across the globe.

With the help of a partnership with the Wildlife Habitat Council, GM continues to launch certified sites that promote native wildlife and educate employees and communities about the environment. The company has obtained habitat certification at half of its manufacturing facilities around the world.

Leadership Lessons in Sustainability from GM CEO Mary Barra

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GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra believes companies can serve society by reducing environmental impact and strengthening communities where they operate.

She recently delivered a commencement address at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Here are a few soundbites that reinforce her commitment to sustainability.

Top Names Unite to Drive Forward LNG as a Marine Fuel

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LONDON, July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc, DNV·GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, Tote, Inc. and Wartsila have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

Two Philippine Companies Receive First Lead Safe Paint® Certifications

SCS Global Services Issues Certificates Under New Standard
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QUEZON CITY, Philippines, and EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Two companies, Pacific Paint (Boysen) Philippines, Inc. and Davies Paints Philippines, Inc., are the first in the world to earn the Lead Safe Paint® mark under a newly-established certification program.

Is MGM Resorts International Really Leaving the NV Energy Grid?

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Is MGM Resorts International really leaving the NV Energy grid? Our Chief Sustainability Officer, Cindy Ortega, discusses our latest decision to improve our renewable energy portfolio.

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Whalesafe: Presentation of the Sperm Whale Protection Protocol of Conduct

Costa Cruises is the first shipping company to participate in the project
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GENOA, July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Monday morning the Aquarium of Genoa played host to the presentation of the sperm whale protection protocol of conduct developed by the partners of the Whalesafe conservation project and co-financed by the European Union through the Life+ program, including the University of Genoa (Department of Physics and the Department of Earth Sciences, Environment and Life), Costa Edutainment, the Maritime Administration of Genoa, the Harbourmaster's Office of Savona and Softeco Sismat.

 

Eastman Recognized with GC3 Champion Award

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Recently, the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) recognized Eastman as one of only two companies with its 2016 Champion Award for leadership in value chain outreach and development of sustainable chemicals.

SunPower's Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver Solar Panels Earn Top Product of the Year Award from Environmental Leader

Award Reinforces SunPower's Industry-leading Approach to Sustainable, Responsible Manufacturing
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June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  Since 2014, SunPower has manufactured a portion of its direct current E-Series and X-Series solar panels to meet Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver standards and now 

What’s Driving Electric Cars Into the Mainstream? Plenty

Financial inducements, lower battery costs and more charging options will help electric vehicles take over the road.
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Many electric vehicle owners love their ride, considering it their dream car. They enthusiastically share tips on, say, how to drive more electric miles.

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